Background information: 1st April 2004, Poland was one of the ten nations joining the EU. Polish people are the 3rd largest minority ethnic group in the uk.
Reasons for polish migration to the uk
Average unemployment in Poland at 18.5% in 2005
*youth unemployment around 40%
*Rural unemployment in some areas over 40%
*Unemployment in th euk at 5.1%
*Established polish communities within the uk
High demands for skilled workers and semi-skilled labour